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Shall we go Dutch tonight?
No, I got my salary. Tonight's on me.
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Leather is very much in fashion this season, as is the ubiquitous denim.
The mobile phone, that most ubiquitous of consumer-electronic appliances, is about to enter a new age.
seeming to be everywhere
Last year a pulchritudinous gal from Ohio won the competition.
(especially of a woman) beautiful
Last year the company seemed/looked invincible but in recent weeks has begun to have problems.
vô địch, bất bại
impossible to defeat or prevent from doing what is intended
a man who is paid by a woman to have sex with her or spend time with her
dichotomy (n) /daɪˈkɑː.t̬ə.mi/
There is often a dichotomy between what politicians say and what they do.
sự khác biệt
a difference between two completely opposite ideas or things
idiosyncrasy (n) /ˌɪd.i.əˈsɪŋ.krə.si/
She often cracks her knuckles when she's speaking - it's one of her little idiosyncrasies.
One of the idiosyncrasies of this printer is that you can't stop it once it has started.
thói quan, cách hành xử lạ thường
a strange or unusual habit, way of behaving, or feature that someone or something has
epitome /ɪˈpɪt̬.ə.mi/ the epitome of sth
Even now in her sixties, she is the epitome of French elegance.
ví dụ điển hình
the typical or highest example of a stated quality, as shown by a particular person or thing
This is a daring new film (= one willing to risk criticism) by one of our most original modern directors.
She was wearing a fairly daring (= short) skirt that barely covered her bottom.
brave and taking risks
He described the plan as ambitious and audacious.
gan, táo bạo
showing a willingness to take risks or offend people
inordinate (adj) /ˌɪnˈɔːr.dən.ət/
Margot has always spent an inordinate amount of time on her appearance.
a/an/the + inordinate + amount/number of + sth
vượt quá mức cho phép
much more than usual or expected
Is it permissible to park my car here?
a permissible level for vehicle exhaust emissions
You're such a tattletale
a person, especially a child, who secretly tells someone in authority, especially a teacher, that someone else has done something bad, often in order to cause trouble
cuckold (n)(v) /ˈkʌk.oʊld/
He is a divorced and is angry because his wife cuckolded him
Bruno convinces himself that his fear of being cuckolded can be appeased only by the certainty of knowing he is a cuckold.
a man whose wife deceives him by having a sexual relationship with another man
schadenfreude (n) /ˈʃɑː.dənˌfrɔɪ.də/
Perhaps they even felt some schadenfreude.
vui sướng trên nỗi đau của người khác
a feeling of pleasure or satisfaction when something bad happens to someone else
The captain was made a scapegoat for the team's failure.
(v) They scapegoated environmental laws as the problem of the economy, instead of looking for real problems.
người bị đổ lỗi oan, chịu tội thay
a person who is blamed for something that someone else has done
to blame a person or thing for something bad that someone else has done
Tom's sister came over on Saturday with all her offspring.
Champion horses have numerous offspring.
the problems parents have with their teenage offspring
con cháu, con cái
a person's children
con non (động vật)
the young of an animal
He ran in looking hot and dishevelled.
He looked tired and dishevelled.
She returned at 1 a.m. in a dishevelled state.
(of hair, clothes or somebody's general appearance) very untidy
ebullient adj /ɪbˈʊl.i.ənt/
He wasn't his usual ebullient self.
very energetic, positive, and happy
Young and exuberant, he symbolizes Italy's new vitality.
He is an exuberant dancer.
(especially of people and their behaviour) very energetic
According to the packet, these vitamin pills will restore lost vitality.
energy and strength
cậu ấm, cô chiêu, rich kid
a young person from a rich family who goes to an expensive school and who wears expensive, tidy clothes
trailblazing /ˈtreɪlˌbleɪ.zɪŋ/ (n) adj
He cited the California judges' trailblazing role in overturning a ban on interracial marriage 56 years ago.
As a young medical student when there were very few other women students, she learned something about the difficulties of trailblazing.
tiên phong, mang tính đột phá
being the first to do or use something, in a way that is an example for other people
The entire organization should be felicitated.
to praise someone and say that you approve of or are pleased about a special or unusual achievement
The new ramp will facilitate the entry of wheelchairs.
The current structure does not facilitate efficient work flow.
to make something possible or easier
người sành ăn
a person who knows a lot about food and cooking, and who enjoys eating high-quality food
He was completely gobsmacked when he won the award.
ngạc nhiên không thốt lên lời
so surprised that you cannot speak
My brother is ambidexstrous person
able to use both hands equally well
We were invigorated by our walk.
They argued that a cut in the tax rate would invigorate the economy.
to make someone feel fresher, healthier, and more energetic
codswallop /ˈkɑːdzˌwɑː.ləp/ slang
What a load of codswallop!
a woman of exceptional perspicacity
tiếp thu nhanh
the ability to understand things quickly and make accurate judgments
impromptu /ɪmˈprɑːmp.tuː/ adj
um, I know that this is last minute, but we decidedto throw an impromptu baby shower for Rachel today
done or said without earlier planning or preparation
intangible assets such as goodwill
phi vật thể
impossible to touch, to describe exactly, or to give an exact value
He was lost in reverie until he suddenly heard someone behind him.
(a state of having) pleasant dream-like thoughts
the warmth of the sun in the winter
Women had a position of social inferiority as compared with men.
the state of not being good, or not as good as someone or something else
inferiority complex /ɪn.fɪr.iˈɔːr.ə.t̬i ˌkɑːm.pleks/
He's always had an inferiority complex about his height.
mặc cảm, tự ti
a feeling that you are not as good, as intelligent, as attractive, etc. as other people
I remember my carefree student days.
thảnh thơi, không lo nghĩ
having no problems or not being worried about anything
social butterfly /ˈsəʊ.ʃəl ˈbʌt.ə.flaɪ/
người quan hệ rộng
I'm a homebody, so I knew traveling would be tough.
a person who likes spending time at home rather than going out with friends or travelling to different places
It would be presumptuous of me to comment on the matter.
A person who is presumptuous shows little respect for others by doing things they have no right to do
I like the socializing but I can't be bothered with dressing up and all that malarkey.
silly behaviour or nonsense
The music became monotonous after a while.
not changing and therefore boring
homogeneous /ˌhoʊ.moʊˈdʒiː.ni.əs/ /ˌhɑː.məˈdʒiː.ni.əs/
a homogeneous group/society
The population of the village has remained remarkably homogeneous.
đồng bộ, đồng dạng, giống nhau
consisting of parts or people that are similar to each other or are of the same type
It was just two old friends confabulating.
to have a conversation
easily annoyed and complaining in a rude way like a child
The child vanished while on her way home from school.
We ran out after the thief, but he had vanished into thin air (= had completely disappeared).
to disappear or stop being present or existing, especially in a sudden, surprising way
exquisite /ɪkˈskwɪz.ɪt/ /ˈekskwɪzɪt/
She has exquisite taste.
a vase of exquisite workmanship
very beautiful and delicate
disparate /ˈdɪs.pɚ.ət/ adj
The two cultures were so utterly disparate that she found it hard to adapt from one to the other.
different in every way
the growing disparity between rich and poor
a lack of equality or similarity, especially in a way that is not fair
disparage v /dɪˈsper.ɪdʒ/
The actor's work for charity has recently been disparaged in the press as an attempt to get publicity.
to criticize someone or something in a way that shows you do not respect or value him, her, or it
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